Archive | January, 2010

Hitler Did Not Make The Final Cut On The Beatles “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” Album Cover

The cover of The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” features John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and RIngo Starr in front of a collage of life-sized cardboard models of famous people and some of their hero’s.. Most of the suggestions came from Lennon, McCartney and Harrison. Harrison opted for a number of Indian gurus to reflect his spiritual leanings while Lennon’s list, thought to be half-joking, included Jesus, Hitler and Gandhi.

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The Beatles Sgt. Peppers Album Cover Photo Location Chelsea Manor Studios

Photo Location For The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club” Band Album Cover

This legendary photo of The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover was taken by photographer Michael Cooper on March 30, 1967. Cooper’s Chelsea Manor Photographic Studios was booked for 8 days preparing for the March 30th photo session with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr.

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R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Was Given Kurt Cobain’s Fender Jag-Stang Guitar

  Kurt Cobain’s Sonic Blue Jag-Stang Guitar (serial #0000000000-KC) was given to R.E.M.’s Peter Buck by Courtney Love after Cobain died.  Buck can be seen playing it on “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” music video. Mike Mills, also from R.E.M., plays this same guitar in concert during the song “Let Me In“, which itself is a […]

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Dr. Dre Was Shocked When Axl Rose Wore N.W.A. Hat In Video

Dr. Dre realized his former band N.W.A. had made it big when he saw Axl Rose wearing a hat with the group’s logo on it in the Guns N’ Roses 1991 promo video for the song “You Could Be Mine” and also in the video for “Live and Let Die”. Dre couldn’t believe it because he and his bandmates were still struggling to make a living and had no idea their music had a white audience.

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